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are paying their respects to nelson mandela the ninety five year old died thursday evening at his home in johannesburg was battling a reoccurring a long illness. mandela had been receiving intensive care at his home in this friday everyone from heads of state to people on the street are remembering mandela was both inspirational and controversial. kyle brown takes a look back now the life of the us mandela when the former trend state eritrean july eighteen nineteen eighteen. nelson mandela was meant to become a tribal chief. just like his father. instead he became an aliya in the first thought legal practice in johannesburg. he joined the african national congress korean sea in nineteen forty four. apartheid was introduced for use later. his practice monday that was exposed to the new manatees of apartheid on that day basis. and he decided to fly back to the norm finances the strategy was first arrested in nineteen fifty six and prosecuted on treason charges which relate to trial two years later he married and elaine cia to this we need. a turning point in mind that it's two against ap
for the father of a face - the latest from south africa as people celebrate the life of nelson mandela. >> it has been almost 20 years trying to bring about a global trade deal. the world trade organization has come up with an agreement said to be worth $18 trillion for the international economy. >> it is so agreed. >> the deal was made in bali and indonesia, aimed at increasing global commerce and making it easier for poorer countries to do trade. >> for the first time in our history we have truly delivered. we have achieved something significant. people all around the world will benefit from the package delivered here today. >> here is what is it could mean. it's claimed it will create 21 million jobs, 18 million in developing countries and cut red removing the need for many taxes and bribes. the w.t.o. is trying to remove all subsidies. the deal means that some developing countries can keep them in they are needed to feed the poor. the results are yet to be seen. india is happy it can keep its subsidy. >> i view this as a victory for the farmers of india, for the farmers, for subsistence farme
. >> south africa's parliament is paying tribute to nelson mandela as the country prepares for the arrival of world leaders were tuesday's memorial. these are the latest in a just from parliament. some 70 heads of state are expected to attend the service a stadiumo be held in in soweto. it is expected to be one of the largest gatherings of the carries in recent history. we have the latest on the ongoing prayers and tributes to nelson mandela. >> tributes continue to pour in for nelson mandela. south africans are still toiting places significant nelson mandela. the focal point is nelson mandela's home in soweto. grand parade in cape town, where nelson mandela made his first speech in 1990 as a free man when he walked out of the gates of the present. there will be a big rally in soweto in johannesburg. a number of dignitaries and eminent people along with about 95,000 south africans will pay tribute to their beloved leader. this afternoon, they will convene a special joint sitting of parliament to allow members of parliament and opposition parties to say farewell to the man who was south afr
.t.o.'s body and soul. tributes paid to nelson mandela. the issue of subsidies affects 600 million who rely on discounted grain and other agricultural product to survive. the government itself wants to make sure. i made that clear before going to bali that they would not move. they have to enshrine in law that people under the poverty level would be guaranteed a certain amount of grain per month. it's part of the coalition policy and the jewel in the crown of what they achieved in this particular parliament. failing to exempt india and others would have been disaster for any government. we are heading to a general election. parliament will be dissolved and a general election amount. the upa government will go to the masses and say, "this is what we have done for you." they are hoping that the masses will react to that knowing that the subsidy issue will be left indefinitely until a permanent solution can be found, one that india agreed to. >> a philippine congressman joins me from oz low. this is the first deal the world trade organization has completed in 18 years. was it worth the wait? >
time to come. >> south africa beginnings a week of ser -- ceremonies honouring nelson mandela. crowds left flowers, photographs and balloons outside nelson mandela's home in johannesburg. a memorial service will be held on tuesday with president obama, george w. bush, and jimmy carter. the man defending nelson mandela's yisent is also speaking out. mike hanna sat with him to talk about the unique relationship. >> there was an excessive part of the government that get-nelson mandela in gaol, and he served under nelson mandela in the first democratic cabinet. as u.n. ambassador and foreign minister, it was his task to publicly defend the yisent of nelson mandela and other political opponents. privately he maintains he lobbied for nelson mandela's release. >> in 1982 i submitted a memorandum prepared by my department. and to the effect that nelson mandela ought to be released. we were making a bigger martyr of you every day stays in prison. that is international. and status. would be growing to an extent where he would not be able to handle it. eight years later nelson mandela became a
for the fallen father of south africa - celebrating the life of nelson mandela. >> a mix of snow, sleet and rain crippling parts of the country, causing pile-up and cancelling hundreds of flights. hopefully they'll make changes that affect the industry. >> and a megabrokerage firm t against any u.s. company. >> good morning. welcome to al jazeera america. i'm mad forward. >> an american war veteran detained in north korea is on his way back to the united states. the u.s. is calling on the koreans to release another american, merrilman was met by american officials in budget airport early saturday. merrill newman is expected to arrive at san francisco around noon eastern time and al jazeera's correspondent has more. >> merrill newman is headed home. the 85-year-old was held captive for a month in north korea. >> i'm glad to be on my way home. i appreciate the tolerance the dprk has given for me to fe on my own. >> a veteran of the korean war. he was pulled from his flight back from to the united states. he admitted to his wrongdoing and apologised. his age and medical condition played a part. >>
is considered the father of modern south africa, nelson mandela has died. he was 95, known respectfully as madiba by south africans, he dedicated his life to the fight against apartheid and went on to become the country's first black president. nhk world's chie yanagichi reports. >> reporter: the news was shocking but not unexpected. >> fellow south africans, our beloved nelson mandela, the founding president of our democratic nation, has departed. >> reporter: minutes after president jacob zuma announced mandela's death, south africans started to mourn and remember. >> so painful. i just can't believe it. >> we cry with the family and the nation, we have a great loss. >> reporter: mandela had been in and out of hospital since 2011 because of a lung infection and other ailments. he died at home on thursday night, surrounded by family. nelson mandela was born in 1918 in a small village in south africa's eastern cape province. in university, he became involved in the movement to abolish the policy of racial segregation known as apartheid. after he became active with african national congr
. remembering nelson mandela. south africa holds a national day of prayer and reflection. and south korea reacts to air defensesded owned by expanding its own. ne by expanding its own. massive crowds have been on the streets of kiev denouncing the government over the -- over choosing russia over the eu. they pull down a statue of lenin in the city. but first this report on another turbulent day in ukraine. opposition showed up in force with protesters cramming independent square and surrounding streets. they said they were determined to force out the government -- are in a new ukraine. as evening fell, demonstrators top shoot -- toppled a statue of lenin. it is a victory. people are in this together. taking to the streets together. every day it is growing. more and more people are there. >> i am happy so many people are here. they are ready to fight for ukraine. >> i don't want my country to become a police state where peaceful protest put down by violence. castnot want people to be for sharing their opinion in public. >> the protesters have put up with subzero temperatures. they say they will s
in grief. south africa's memorials for nelson mandela. the remembrances far and wide as president obama and other world leaders head to johannesburg. >>> stunning announcement from singer susan boyle who captivated the world with her humble roots and winning voice. ♪ i dreamed a dream in time gone by ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> private diagnosis and why she's decided to make it public. it is monday, december 9th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now" with john muller and diana perez. >>> good monday morning, everybody. how was your commute in? >> it actually wasn't so terrible. i know i'm one of the lucky ones. what was the west churning has hit us now. >> philadelphia really got bombed where i am on the jersey shore not too far away, maybe 90 minutes away, got six inches. it is wintertime. >> you are closer to the water than i am. i probably got three inches. still bad. >> let's talk about the wicked stuff out there. we begin with then storm that moved to the east coast, heavy snow and ice that triggered deadly pileups and a nightmare for air travelers, as well. >>
to come. including we're live in johannesburg where people remember the life and legacy of nelson mandela. >> what would you like to do? >> go home and see my disbelieve the u.s. war veteran released from north carolina i--from norh korea is finally on his way home. >> ukraine's president has returned from talks in sochi without an agreement on trade ties. more than that from our european news center in london. >> reporter: adrian, yes, victor yanukovych's rejection of the e.u. he was expected to conclude a deal with vladimir putin instead, but nothing has been signed. well, pro e.u. and anti-yanukovych protests in kiev are now in its third week. it began when yanukovych pulled out of a deal with e.u. will there be a deal be made between russia and ukrainian is? is it still going to happen? >> reporter: they haven't signed on the dotted line but discussions are still open and ongoing with moscow. unlike for the moment negotiith the european union, which you were saying were rejection of that trade agreement. sparked off these pro european demonstrations. some reports even suggesting that
that announcement and nelson mandela's house. he was taking to the streets in south africa to pay tribute to nelson and get out. indeed the state they were still trying to come to terms with the death of disco boogie death not they say they've accepted teased and not the umpiring to carry him now we know that he will be getting on the fifteenth of this and that in his hometown of london. what would happen on the latin from the heavens to the thirteenth. he's one one nineteen states in pretoria. and on the tenth of peace and that it will be a national day of mourning and this sunday the eighth of december. it will be a national day of prayer and reflection isn't a consumer has called on south africans to use this day to reflect on the night of nelson and data what he has made two south africans and one he has made to the wolves. soak the announcement was made last night this morning people were still coming to tennis not be getting to be any the father of the nation the cities and spontaneous gathering taking place across the traffic as they seem to matter is that outside london is full again. she's
continue for nelson mandela as preparations get underway for his memorial service and funeral. after 12 years of negotiations, the world trade organization has its first global trade agreement. and awards night in berlin for the european film industry. south africa continues to mourn the death of nelson mandela, who died thursday at age of 95. the government is preparing a more more ale service -- as per pairing a memorial service in johannesburg on thursday that will be attended by leaders from around the world followed by a smaller funeral on december 15. >> with song and dance, south africans commemorate the life of one of the great leaders of modern times. thousands have traveled to nelson mandela's former residents to pay their last respects to the father of the nation. up, we were not allowed to do this or we would get arrested. >> he was so great. he liberated my grandmother. he liberated my grandfather. he made them sing. of the named enemy state, nelson mandela became south africa's first black resident in 1994. today he is celebrated as south africa's great healer. peopleout t
the world nelson mandela since the views he made an impression on canadians the bold color and creed nelson mandela's long march to freedom. his grace and humility throat. and that branch of the future keep going for his people. as he perceived the law. it sure is that his remarkable example will inform others. for generations. it is man was blind and describes a visit to canada is the new agrees and none of us in nineteen ninety four failed to his release from prison. as locals turned out to the middle of the now like to catch a consistent he recalls his amazement the people so full from home has fallen to pieces. she tells him the momentum was made in honorary citizen of canada in recognition of these links will. it was late seventy eight when he came to accept the old south african bull extra to eat all of sean's to meet his hero he was immediately intrigued as to what i was in heaven. and it was all about me. you know where it is really into the venal about him and so reduce to medium modesty which is legendary. it does come from. the fate that led the above. and then i was in spite of
standoff. domestic cctv in independence square ikea nelson mandela he said to be buried in a private ceremony in his home village of cool next sunday. this weekend there will be a national day of mourning for former south african president. he passed away on thursday evening at the age of ninety five. on tuesday a memorial service will be held to select and giving millions a chance to see their final farewells cctv scott henderson reports from the family home in gaza the knee the boat. he's releasing its operations the leak at the kt to the liberation struggle. can he be found. i'm thankful read this to the deepest really two weeks. will we see is invoking a traditional blessing. i don't get that and thanks from younger generations. some of them it's all too much the ipkat is what i want it. how sad that the i get my feet. i mean it. twenty four hours now seeks the presidency straw that takes the announcement and should be its pc can see now pouring in. we understand the system and others voting is now being made to the capital pretoria. as preparations begin for an offence if remem
and celebrating the life of nelson mandela. this as the country prepares to host world leaders friend and ally oh and the owner of the icon seeking shelter from violence residents of central african republic capital height of the airport the sectarian violence among the leaves hundreds of people dead. this as african leaders continue peace and security talks here in paris french president francois on proposing the creation of a special african rapid reaction force. the headline scare off all thank you for joining us. first preparations are underway in south africa this saturday most world leaders will pay their respects to nelson mandela. us president barack obama and other heads of state will attend a memorial service that to be held on tuesday in johannesburg. well mandela's body will then lie in state to pretoria for three days before he receives a state burial of december fifteen hits in his home in his boyhood home of can you the country has begun ten days of national mourning for the anti apartheid icon since mandela's death on thursday evening. people gathering outside his home in johannes
wet and sarah harman and these are our top stories this hour should this continue for nelson mandela preparation to get underway. memorial service and funeral. after twelve years of negotiations the world trade organization held its first global trade agreement. and if so was not in berlin where the european film industry. continues to mourn the death of nelson mandela who died on thursday the ninety five the government is preparing for a memorial service miss the way to stadium in johannesburg on tuesday which will be attended by leaders from around the world. that service may followed by a smaller fuel on december the team. with song and don's south africans commemorate the life of one of the great leaders of all time thousands of travel to nelson mandela's former president since alexa to pay last respects to the father of the nation the we weren't allowed to use his middle of what is it just means that the computer instead the initial crates. keane. my grandmother. my friends love it. she sneaked into you once named enemy of the state's nelson mandela became south africa's first
and reflection in south africa president is going to leave the country as they remembered nelson mandela and keeping up the pressure organizers in ukraine hope to one million protesters to the streets of key on this in opposition to president viktor yanukovich. thanks for joining us. first french soldiers are fanning out across the central african republic a sunday supper friends from so long has increased to four cents to sixteen hundred meter diving face but he describes as a terrifying the bloodshed of the african union says it's also boosting its contribution to the un force in bits and the increasingly sectarian violence which has gripped the country. nearly four hundred people have died in clashes in a couple of bondi in the past three days spent at the alexander turnbull and action of that report . the and then he went into the molds three days in the death toll keeps noisy. that yet. at that. who needs actions to defend normally i don't i. research and data management and a former policeman who screams that could translate into six and pundits. decay french troops now deployed i
by the passing of nelson mandela. nelson mandela was a giant for justice for human dignity, equality, and freedom. he touched our lives in deeply personal ways. at the same time, -- [inaudible] to advance the value ands aspiration of united nations. nelson showed what is possible for our world. each one of us, if we believe a -- for justice and humanity. he's moral force was a decisive and dismantling the system of appar tide. he marched from -- he insisted the credit belong to others. i'll never forget his self-lessness and deep sense of shared purpose. on behalf of the united nations, i extent my deepest condolences to nelson mandela's family. the people of south africa, and indeed, our global family. let us continue each day to be inspired by nelson's life-long example to keep working for a better and more just world. thank you. [inaudible conversations] time for two questions. >> could you recall perhaps your first encounter you might have had with nelson. what was it like on a personal level for you? >> when i met him, i was deeply touched and moved and inspired by what he said. when i prais
sentiment. doesn't the world continues to grieve over the death of nelson mandela rt looks at south africa's future and how dark shadows from the past week and some lights to fear for their lives the mayor. then you what you are the lot for most it would be with us anti strike in protest in the northeast. romania has turned violent clashes broke out between police and locals were trying to stop the us oil giant chevron from drilling for shale gas in the area. is this the cap off reports from the side of the emirates i have. when jesse this is just moments after a very intense clashes between protesters who are against chevron conducting exploration for shale gas drilling here in this area in northeastern maniac what you see behind me over there is actually the chevron sites protesters had that ran across the street they broke down the perimeter of the chevron location. i'm torn down the fence and then entered the area there were actually inside the several intense exploration area that's right we thought it had been called into the area this was when things are very much up late and we had
of mourning for nelson mandela the people here also want to celebrate his life. i can see mr you buy a decent routine some content is due next monday. really. he was three times the retail as you can tune in to read it and would come from and was key. i was in front of his house and again he came back to simply tell he's in he's hitting years in prison. it didn't really see her because it constitutes an ac. and then off to bed and then he became president in ninety four c2 list i was in and out of the day in ca who discusses his press conferences in tv it's him. he did towards him okie this just might get his presents he came into their new teammates as he was the m e i mean he was of royal campbell and dad and that you need this review i'll delete on main theories to tea with studded team and candidates always accomplishment when standing at how wonderfully it and asked me about gifts and mini holiday on. and an amazing man and his spirit to them last week. but aside from his personal timing is also the father of one conference call. the rainbow nation body it is going to become of his visio
. dentist the death of south africa's anti apartheid leader nelson mandela provoked an outpouring of grief across the nation. thousands gathered outside his johannesburg home after he passed away on thursday at the age of ninety five with his family around him president jacob sumo announce the news isn't all that. he's no excuse. one nation. has lost his greatness. talk to my diva as mandela was affectionately known here became a national symbol of reconciliation and justice the day as the young activist he called for nonviolent resistance against the apartheid regime. but after police killed sixty nine black protesters montana began organizing an armed opposition. in nineteen sixty four he was sentenced to life in prison on charges of sabotage. he finally walked three in nineteen ninety at the age of seventy one the apartheid system was scrapped. and in may nineteen ninety four montana became south africa's first black president will recall uh the uh he tore down the walls of segregation and was admired across the globe for its courage and determination we've lost one of most influential
for him to attend. nelson mandela was south africa's first black president who steered his nation the apartheid into multi race democracy. he died late on tuesday at the age of ninety five after months of illness. i. the long. i the community. and more the one. ross. the root of the i get . the did gcses zz you. sheen is missed when in jail for the media's for demonstrating for the reinstatement of the coast is known as president to come up more seats will be released after four quarts this instance is the case that an outraged opposition groups and human rights campaigners. the case that led to accusations that the army backed authorities were becoming as draconian as the muslim brotherhood to my route has accused the brotherhood of modern terrorism since else that more sequels and in july since then hundreds of moore's his supporters had been killed and thousands arrested. most end of the brotherhood leaders on trial for its components the only route map for peaceful transition to eat the chips to presidential and parliamentary elections next year . that is the history syrian bo
and sarah harman and these are our top stories this hour should this continue for nelson mandela preparation to get underway. memorial service and funeral. after twelve years of negotiations the world trade organization held its first global trade agreement. and if so was not in berlin where the european film
is not a racist, nelson mandela is not a racist. we know this from their work. this guy has a track record. "lonesome death," "in the wind." "hurricane." human dignity. it's threaded throughout the fabric of who he is as an artist. this whole thing just seems insane. i'm saying that with all due respect to whatever pain the people are bringing this charge are feeling. >> jeff, dylan was in paris to receive the legion of honor award when he was charged. the government is not trying to fine him. they're apparently just looking for an apology. if you were his legal adviser, would you tell him to give one? >> you know, bob dylan operates by his own rules. he is a truly great man. i don't think there is any dispute about that. he is a major cultural figure in american history and he has been on the right side of all these issues. it is possible that what he said was misinterpreted. i think it would be a good thing for him to explain what he meant. but certainly the government should not the be involved in punishing him, fining him in any way. it would be a good idea for him to talk about these
memories of mandela, their gratitudes towards him and their hopes for the future. nelson mandela inspired millions of people to reconcile and forgive, in the coming days they will honor his memory and legacy as they begin to prepare to say good-bye. >> he wasn't the only person inside or outside south africa, fighting apartheid. what made people rally around him quite so much? >> reporter: he showed such great latership qualities from such an early stage and he was always willing to put his neck out if you like to go ahead and take risks as a leader. he at the same time would say that a leader is somebody who drives his flock from behind if you would like, driving them forward towards the right decisions. he had the confidence in himself and in his ability as a negotiator, as a man of great principle that he was right, that he was guiding this country on the right path. and as he said, willing to take those risks, most notably in deciding talking without the entire [ inaudible ] structures of the african national congress being aware of. but my colleague looks back now on how nelson mande
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